Rebecca Takacs

Rebecca D. Takacs

Senior Counsel

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Infrastructure
Infrastructure
San Francisco

Rebecca focuses her practice on construction and real property matters. She handles disputes for a wide range of clients including heavy civil, commercial, and residential contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers in state and federal court and arbitration. Rebecca counsels clients on bid protests, mechanics liens, and potential construction claims and disputes involving differing site conditions, delay and disruption, design errors and omissions, and construction defects. Clients value Rebecca’s rigorous approach to early dispute resolution and litigation. She is experienced in all phases of litigation including legal research, discovery, depositions, motion practice, oral argument, arbitration, and trial.

Prior to entering private practice, Rebecca served as an Assistant District Attorney for the Bronx County District Attorney’s Office and first chaired six trials to verdict.

Publications

“That’s a Wrap – When the United States tells the Supreme Court Your Qui Tam Suit is a Goner,” Procurement Playbook (December 2018)

"For Relators, the Roses Aren’t Necessarily Redder: The Ninth Circuit’s fresh Cut on Escobar for FCA Cases," Westlaw Journal Government Contracts (November 2018)

"New Opportunities, New Risks – New Cost or Pricing Data Thresholds," Procurement Playbook (July 2018)

"But There’s a Catch – California’s Wage-Credit Restrictions on IAF’s Still Stand," The Dispute Resolver, ABA Forum on Construction Law (August 2018)

"Borrowing a Page from the USAO’s Playbook – Get Your FCA Suit Dismissed," Procurement Playbook (March 2018)

"Escobar: Two-Stepping Away from False Claims Act Liability?" Procurement Playbook (October 2017)

"Uptick in Buy American Enforcement Means Increased False Claims Act Risks," Procurement Playbook (June 2017)

"Internet Immunity: The Limits of Contributory Trademark Infringement Against Online Service Providers," 22 Fordham Intellectual Property, Media and Entertainment Law Journal (2015)

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Honors

Super Lawyers, Rising Star (2018-2022)

Professional Affiliations

State Bar of California

New Jersey State Bar Association

New York State Bar Association

The Bar Association of San Francisco

The American Bar Association, Forum on Construction Law

Academic Distinction

Senior Notes and Comments Editor, Fordham Intellectual Property, Media and Entertainment Law Journal

Associate Editor, Fordham Law Moot Court Board

Education

J.D., Fordham University School of Law (2012)

B.A., Political Science, cum laude, Tufts University (2009)

Admissions And Courts

California State Courts

New York State Courts

New Jersey State Courts

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California

U.S. District Court for the Central District of California

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin

U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma

San Francisco

415-785-2760 Direct Phone
415-785-2783 Fax

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